|Director: Robert Stromberg||Country: US|
|Cast: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Juno Temple||Production Year: 2014|
Angelina Jolie dons the horned headpiece of evil fairy Maleficent in this latest live-action adventure from Disney. This film delves into the backstory of Sleeping Beauty’s infamous villain, and explores Maleficent’s ill-will towards beautiful princess Aurora (Fanning).
A care-free young women living in a peaceful forest kingdom, Maleficent leads an idyllic life until an invading royal army threatens the harmony of the land. Betrayed by the man she loves, and bent on revenge, Maleficent places a curse upon newborn princess Aurora. But as the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom – and perhaps to Maleficent’s true happiness as well.